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In-Person 1MC: Grants are Bolstering Startup Ecosystem

Museum of Visual Materials

December 15, 2021 • 8:30 am - 10:00 am

Join us for an important update and panel discussion surrounding several area grant opportunities that are bolstering the startup ecosystem both independently and in collaboration with one another.

1 Million Cups is a weekly entrepreneurship event that highlights local business owners and provides an opportunity to network with like-minded people. Doors at the Museum of Visual Materials open at 8:30 a.m. CST for coffee and networking and the event will begin at 9 a.m. CST.

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Panel Discussion

  • Sara Lum, Program + Marketing Manager at Startup Sioux Falls, discussing details of the SBA Community Navigator Grant
  • Joni (Johnson) Ekstrum, Executive Director at South Dakota Biotech, regarding the SBA FAST Grant
  • Beth Lambeth, Technology Transfer Officer at USD Office of Research, regarding the Back Office Business Support (BOBS) grant
  • Moderated by Brienne Maner, Executive Director at Startup Sioux Falls


1 Million Cups Sioux Falls is sponsored by The First National Bank in Sioux Falls, MarketBeat, Eide Bailly, Startup Sioux Falls, Cresten Properties, and State Farm — Ty Teveldal.


Museum of Visual Materials
500 N. Main Ave.
Sioux Falls, SD - South Dakota 57105
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